CANOPY BLOG

Are Outdoor Classrooms the Future?

July 10, 2020

Reimagining the Classroom

How can students safely return to classrooms this fall? This question is on the mind of school districts and educators across the nation, and the answer is still unclear. Current health regulations limit the number of students allowed […]

Contributing Trees for Cool Blocks and Cool Cities

June 8, 2018

A special “thank you” from Canopy to the neighbors of the 1100 Block of Emerson Street in Palo Alto, who joined forces this spring to donate 13 Canopy Tree Gifts! We’re inspired by their example of community-based action, and so […]

Branching Out to East Palo Alto Neighborhoods

November 20, 2017

This fall we completed another successful round of tree plantings in East Palo Alto as part of Canopy’s Branching Out program.

One tree at a time, we transform nature-deprived neighborhoods into resilient green landscapes that restore natural ecosystems and community well-being.

To […]

Branching Out to East Palo Alto

August 11, 2017

As one of their final projects this season, our incredible crew of summer Teen Urban Foresters researched, designed, and piloted an East Palo Alto community survey about trees. After learning about effective survey techniques and crafting seven key questions, the TUFs headed […]

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In conversation: Photographer Michael Light

June 30, 2017

In a new Art Center Exhibit, photographer Michael Light explores Palo Alto’s iconic Rinconada Oak, as well as human’s place in the natural world.

This summer from June 17th to August 27th, the Palo Alto Art Center is hosting a new […]

Arbor Day Young Artist Exhibit

March 27, 2017

The Young Artist Exhibit is a curated tree art exhibition that was held at the Community Arbor Day Festival at Mitchell Park on March 11, 2017. Art submissions from young artists across the Mid-Peninsula were received in answer to the theme: how do trees […]

Celebrate California Arbor Week!

March 7, 2017

March 7-14 is California Arbor Week! Celebrate with Canopy:

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate trees, join Canopy and friends for the Community Arbor Day Festival at Mitchell Park on Saturday, March 11th. The festival is full of tree-tastic fun […]

Service, celebration, and how trees create community

February 6, 2017

Coming together around trees

Across traditions, societies, and centuries, trees have held special significance in the human imagination.

They are universal symbols, representing life, nourishment, resilience, and growth. It’s part of why trees feature so prominently in cultural traditions and celebrations around the […]

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